Woman With Tumour The Size Of A Human ‘Just Thought I Was Putting On Weight’

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Picture shows surgeons operating on a woman in Itaperuna, Brazil, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (@drglaucioboechat/Newsflash)

Surgeons have removed an astonishing 46-kilogramme tumour from a woman who thought she'd just been putting on weight. The tumour - about the same weight as a small person -…

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90-Year-Old Beekeeper Claims Stings Boost His Immune System

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Beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, touches the bees with a hand, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

One of Germany's oldest beekeepers deliberately gets stung at the beginning of each season, claiming bee venom boosts his body's immune system. Former chemist Heinz Hoffmann, 90, who is the…

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Parents Battle For Cure For Toddler Plagued By Rare Disease

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Roberto, a two-year-old boy from Algeciras, Spain, undated. He suffers from CAPOS syndrome, the result of a mutation of the ATP1A3 gene, a disease with only 30 cases in the world. (Demelsa Gonzalez-Perez/Newsflash)

The parents of an adorable toddler who suffers from a rare syndrome for which there are no known treatments are fighting to find a cure for their son by launching…

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COVID-19 Lockdown Almost Halved Soot Levels In Atmosphere

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Image shows the HALO research aircraft launched into an almost empty airspace during the COVID-19 lockdown in May 2020. The aircraft investigated the influence of limited mobility on air quality during the Bluesky research campaign in Germany.(DLR/Newsflash)

Lockdowns in the early summer of 2020 ensured the amount of soot in the atmosphere was almost halved, with benefits to the climate and health. The reductions in soot concentrations…

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Similarities Between Schizophrenia And Dementia Confirm 120-Year-Old Theory For 1st Time

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Illustration shows neuroanatomical patterns of the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia in an undated photo. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences discovered similarities between schizophrenia and dementia as reported on Aug. 4, 2022. (Nikos Koutsouleris/Newsflash)

New research has found a link between dementia and schizophrenia that has confirmed a theory that is more than 120 years old and was previously refuted by the scientific community.…

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Doctor Snaps Pox Victim On Packed Tube Train

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A man with monkeypox on the subway in Madrid, Spain, on July 15, 2022. He was spotted by a doctor. (@arturohenriques/Newsflash)

A surgeon has stunned social media with a photo of a man covered in monkeypox blisters on a city tube train surrounded by other passengers. Venezuelan surgeon Arturo Henriques, 32,…

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Uni Student Died Of Cardiac Arrest At Degree Joy

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Egyptian student Mubarak Hussein Sayed Abdel-Jalil poses in an undated photo. He died of a heart attack after learning he had passed his exams at South Valley University in Qena, Egypt. (Newsflash)

A university student apparently died of joy after hearing how he had passed his final exams with flying colours. Mubarak Hussein Sayed Abdel-Jalil, 22, had recently sat his finals at…

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Five-Year-Old Dies After Drinking Iced Water

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Egyptian boy, Samir Mohamed, 5, poses in an undated photo. He died after drinking cold water in Tanta city, Egypt. (Newsflash)

A five-year-old boy collapsed and died after drinking ice cold water while he was playing with pals in 40 C temperatures. Samir Mohamed was riding his bike in the Egyptian…

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Breastfeeding For Longer Could Stave Off Obesity, Says New Study

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Picture shows the group of scientists in an undated picture. They worked in a research with mouse that confirmed that breastfeeding can help obesity in adults. (@UniversidadeUSC/Newsflash)

Breastfeeding for longer could reduce the risks of of infants developing obesity later in life, a new study has revealed. Researchers in Spain discovered that lengthening the period when baby…

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Sufferer Who Came Off Meds 15 Years Ago Keeps Virus Naturally Under Control

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Doctors Josep Mallolas, (left) Nuria Climent, (second from the left) Juan Ambrosioni, (second from the right) and an unidentified man, (right), pose in a screenshot from a press conference, in July, 2022. The doctors present a case of a functional cure of AIDS in a patient in Barcelona, Spain. (Newsflash)

An HIV sufferer who came off medication 15 years ago is still living with the virus but her immune system is keeping it under control. This, say experts in Spain,…

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